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Dr. Michael Cavnar, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (1)
Map Pin Small Lexington, KY
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17 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Michael Cavnar, MD

Dr. Michael Cavnar, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Lexington, KY. They specialize in General Surgery, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in Complex General Surgical Oncology. They graduated from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and is affiliated with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Cavnar an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Cavnar works at Practice in Lexington, KY. They frequently treat conditions like Pancreatic Cancer and Cholangiocarcinoma along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Cavnar's Office Locations

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    Kentucky Children's Hospital
    800 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40536 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (859) 323-6346

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  • University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital

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Pancreatic Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
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Ileus
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Open Appendectomy
Abdominal Pain
Colorectal Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Biliary Atresia
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Constipation
Gallstones
Intestinal Obstruction
Liver Cancer
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pelvic Abscess
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Abdominal Hysterectomy
Colectomy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Wedge Resection Colon
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Tract Cancer
Bladder Diverticulum
Bone Cancer
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Varices
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Illeum Cancer
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Osteosarcoma
Partial Lung Collapse
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adrenalectomy
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Cystotomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hepatectomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Liver Tumor Ablation
Laparotomy
Lumpectomy
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
Orchiectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Percutaneous Tumor Ablation of Liver
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Skin Grafts
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Tracheal Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1699970426
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Complex General Surgical Oncology and General Surgery
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    Dr. Cavnar has seen patients for Pancreatic Cancer and Cholangiocarcinoma, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Cavnar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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